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The Best Japanese Denim on a Budget

The Best Premium Japanese Denim Under US150 - Japan Blue, Big John, Denime, Kuro and more!

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Recent Reviews
Feb 24, 2017
Review by Joel
Slubby denim, Excellent quality
Great fit
Super fast shipping to Canada
Awesome price
Feb 14, 2017
Review by Nate
The fit is perfect. Didn't expect the waist to stretch as much as it did however I am a beginner with this raw denim hobby. The Zimbabwe and memphis cotton feels great.
Jan 28, 2017
Review by Fajarkris
This Jeans won't let you jump into them if you have big thighs and calves. Anyway, great service and delivery.
Dec 12, 2016
Review by Evgeny
This is one of the best fitting pairs of jeans I ever bought! Bought them in one wash variation in my true size 30, withing half an hour of wear they already felt comfortable enough. This is a true slim tapered fit meaning they are not skinny and guys like me with some muscle in thighs can feel comfortable enough and the taper all the way to narrow (but not too narrow) leg opening is just perfect for any pair of shoes/trainers. The denim is very nice color. Keep in mind that this denim (at least one washed one) does not produce crazy fades, after half a year I hardly got any but for me it's not a problem, I use this pair as my "elegant" outfit leaving the fading craze to my other pairs. Also the rise (both back and front) is just perfect for me, kinda between middle and high.
Oct 20, 2016
Review by thrilla
Just remember they are unsanforized, they really do shrink. The fit is incredible, the taper is perfect. a bit long so i double cuff. I am 5'11"
Oct 17, 2016
Review by RP
Lightweight and comfortable breathable and good to wear / paint the rear pocket is very bright
Oct 14, 2016
Review by RP
Momotaro Jeans 1705SP 10oz Material comfort :Feel your own layer 2 soft and comfortable skin!
Sep 21, 2016
Review by Jinyoung
Ordering from Republic of Korea it only took three days for me to own my Monster selvedge. The jean fits perfect to me and of course it is made of a nice fabric.
Sep 14, 2016
Review by Albert
good value for money jeans a bit rigid initially but softens after wearing for a month - size up one size to fit your waist as this is a one washed sanforized jeans
Sep 13, 2016
Review by Nishant
Will the colour is amazing. Deep Indigo and olive green. Perfect. But it is very hard and the breaking in process was very very painful. Infact it was more painful than my samurai s701xx 18oz. But the fit is to die for if you are willing to endure pain in the beginning. Highly recomended. (This is a truly low waist jeans)
Jan 9, 2016
Review by Donald Flamenco
Like what others have mentioned, these are very soft and hairy. For the weight, these jeans feel warmer than others primarily due to the hairiness of the fabric plus the tight weave.

My one and only problem with these are the back rise is ridiculously high compared to the front rise. It's almost as if they decided to combine low rise and high rise jeans - the front with low and the back with high.

That being said, I can't help but look down on these when I'm wearing them. The fabric is just too awesome to the touch and also looks fantastic.

I did get them tapered in a little bit and hemmed -- 5'4, 125 - 127 lbs and I do a lot of squats.

Buy them from Denimio. Peter was great in answering all my questions.
Aug 13, 2016
Review by Nishant
I was blown away by the quality of the jb0501. This is my second pair after samurai s701xx which costs double but still jb0501 is equal in quality. I wonder why someone will pay more for more. Momotaro when Japan Blue is of such superior quality. Highly recommend.
Jul 26, 2016
Review by James
Perfect. At this price you won't find better denim!
Apr 29, 2016
Review by squall
Good entry level Japanese denim.
Apr 29, 2016
Review by squallfox
God fit and finish for the price. Great entry level Japanese denim.
Apr 23, 2016
Review by Spencer
Great fit, great fabric, great price. Would definitely recommend.
Mar 21, 2016
Review by Adrian
Both the jeans and the customer service I received are flawless. As a happy and satisfied customer, I will definitely buy again. Thank you Denimio!
Feb 16, 2016
Review by Serge
Nice cut and the best for the Summer!
Feb 13, 2016
Review by Dan
Fabric quality is great. Weave is on the looser side. Denimio service is excellent.
Jun 2, 2016
Review by Niro
1. How do you like the cut/shape of this product?
The cut looks good to me

2. How do you like the weight (oz) of this product?
At 12oz, it comes in on the lower side of average weight, so feels fairly light to wear.

3. How is the texture & feeling of the garment?
As it's just been soaked, can't really comment much, as it feels slightly stiff as you would expect. But it is clear that it is a good quality denim product

4. How is the sizing ( -2, -1, true size, +1) ? If you don't mind, Please also share your height/weight along with the size you selected.

I am 5'10 at 62kg with a 32.5 size waist and I bought a size 30 (non wash), which fits perfectly. As it says in the description, Big John has used a non-shrink denim, so even after a soak (lukewarm water), the shrink was very minimal


Jan 29, 2016
Review by Jacob A
Lovely feel to the denim.
Oct 1, 2016
Review by Rita
But are running very small .I'm 172 cm high and about 70 kg .Size up at least two sizes!The texture and feeling of the garment are beautiful
Feb 12, 2015
Review by Annie
Just got this pair in the mail today and I'm in love with them! They are more soft and comfy than other raw denim jeans. I only wish it had a selvedge outseam. I ordered a size 0 (5' 2'', 100 lbs) and they fit perfectly. The leather patch is gorgeous and the leaf detailing is unique and adds character to the jeans. The signature leaf is one of my favorite things about PBJs.
Feb 12, 2015
Review by Annie
They are more soft and comfy than other raw denim jeans. I only wish it had a selvedge outseam. I ordered a size 0 (5' 2'', 100 lbs) and they fit perfectly. The leather patch is gorgeous
Nov 23, 2015
Review by Mike E
Great denim with a nice texture and off course, a truly deep blue. Sizing is as per the measurements supplied (natural.waist is 30 and I sized up one). Truly exceptional service from the team and will buy again. Thanks guys...exceptional service.
Nov 21, 2015
Review by Andras
One of the best I wore, not too skinny, but perfect fit and the denim is way better than the price would indicate! ♥
Oct 16, 2015
Review by RUSLAN P.
this jeans is very good, the fit is really nice, just comfortable.
Good price, great communication.
Oct 15, 2015
Review by Clint
Fantastic light option for the warmer months. Extremely comfortable and smooth fabric. Very easily dressed up or down. These will not disappoint. Short rise on these are very flattering. Top shelf service as always from Denimio. Thanks guys.
Oct 15, 2015
Review by Vladimir Z.
Very good jeans for this price. Very high quality denim. Excellent construction. A lot of interesting features. Comfortable fit. I recommend to all who prefer loose jeans.
Special thanks to customer service!
Oct 14, 2015
Review by Joel Y.
Unfortunately It didnt fit
Oct 14, 2015
Review by Jason H.
These jeans are true to size, blue inseam thread is not noticeable. Extremely comfortable from the first wear.
Apr 10, 2015
Review by Andreas D.
Great service from Denimio, they go the extra mile for you.
The Japan Blue jeans - excellent quality for the price, strong denim that maintains form and doesn’t expand much. So if you buy one washed from JB the product you receive is likely to not change a lot.
Measurements are right on, quite reliable.
Thanks guys!
Mar 10, 2015
Review by Kenyatta C.
Went above and beyond to get my chinos from the main source and they are amazing...thank you!
Sep 27, 2015
Review by Benjamin M.
Good quality and price, would recommend.
Sep 19, 2015
Review by Amarakvati L.
Didn't realize how big they were below the knee because i just went off the leg opening measurement. Shame on me, knee sizing on all the jeans would be EXTREMELY helpful. Other than that the jeans are great.
Sep 19, 2015
Review by Alejandro G.
Japan Blue is the best quality to cost ratio out there and Denimo makes it hard to say no. Measurements were accurate and I would suggest taking their recommendation when it comes to sizing. 0412 cut is the most popular for a reason. I received these state side 5 days after ordering, which is better than some local retailers do. Will buy again from them.
Sep 15, 2015
Review by Jun O.
The pants is great
Sep 15, 2015
Review by Ariya K.
great denim with superb service
Sep 9, 2015
Review by ISMARADZIMAN M.
as usual,realy satisfied with the product and service.
Jun 9, 2015
Review by William K.
Great fit, not too tight. Just the right amount of stretch. Can't beat the price.
Mar 9, 2015
Review by Mark C.
The only thing better than these jeans is the customer service that I got from Denimio. You guys are exemplary. THANK YOU!
Feb 9, 2015
Review by Petr Z.
My wife has finally entered the world of japan denim. PBJs have perfect fit and look great. The delivery took only several days. Thank you for your work.
Jan 9, 2015
Review by Dmitry A.
Good denim and great fit
Aug 31, 2015
Review by Andrey G.
прекрасная модель, насыщенный темный цвет, фактурный с выраженным слаби. Достаточно плотный и мягкий деним, хотя и ощущается легче заявленной плотности. Замеры лучше запрашивать в поддержке, поскольку табличные не соответствуют.
Доставка очень быстрая и качественная (неделя). Спасибо Питеру за помощь, Денимио - за отличный сервис.
Aug 30, 2015
Review by khairul
not to tight, not to loose, modest
Aug 30, 2015
Review by Thomas M.
I wear a 30W in Levi's 508s. I sized up to a 32W Japan Blue, one soak. At first I couldn't button them. I sat in them for an hour and then took a walk and they fit excellent. Size up.
Aug 29, 2015
Review by Brad G.
Amazing denim: rich color, thick fabric hugs perfectly, and fairly priced.

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